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was inspired by president obama's "educate to innovate" initiative with the hopes of calling folks' attention to the need for more science, technology, engineering, and math education in the country. >> the challenge is issued every year to students and teachers. they're going after recognition and prizes like computer equipment. >> today, you know, you're still working on your game. you have, essentially, until thursday. >> for some students, the competition is an eye-opening experience. >> before this challenge, i didn't really like math or science. i thought they were kind of boring. >> once you get kids involved in creating games, they are learning s.t.e.m., but they're also learning a lot of other 21st-century skills, like leadership and teamwork, and they're getting critical thinking and all these other things that come along with it in that package. >> it's a team effort. students start by brainstorming concepts that would make a good game. >> and part of the process is that they have to come up with a design document first, where they basically map out the whole idea for the game and
are part of an educational program run by the library. >> get close enough that you can see the handwritten text, and that you can see the hand-painted paintings that we were talking about. >> to illuminate manuscripts, the monks used many colors. but the most prized was gold. real gold. called gold leaf, it's even thinner than a leaf from a tree. >> you would have enough gold from that plum-sized nugget of gold to cover the floor of an entire tennis court. cool, right? that's how thin that gold is. >> while these students are getting their first look at illuminated manuscripts, these students are learning how they were made. >> basically, it's my first initial, and we got to design around our first initial. >> what you do is you blow your hot air onto the glue dots, and then you take the gold and you press it on. >> and then you get to use real gold and stick it on, and then you just have gold on your paper. it's really cool. >> what else is cool is the glue the monks used in the old days. it was made from fish guts. >> and everyone's gonna get an opportunity to do something, okay? >> the
to get some help to make sure that your right to an education is being upheld. >> we'll post the link to the a.a.u.w. on our website. and there's one last thing. don't be ashamed to report sexual harassment. the people who should be ashamed are the ones doing it. >> we'll be back with more "teen kids news" in just a few moments. >> stick with us. >> after months of delays, pretrial hearings for five men accused in the september 11th terror attacks are under way at guantanamo bay. the suspects on trial before the military commission include khalid sheikh mohammed, the self-professed mastermind of the attacks. 21 motions will be heard, including the handling of classified information. mohammed's attorney claiming his client was tortured. >> he was subjected to heinous abuse to include 183 sessions of the waterboard. >> the government's standing by military commission, saying the process is fair and just. defense secretary leon panetta sounding a new alarm over the growing threat of cyber attacks on the united states, claiming that america's enemies could launch cyber assaults just as de
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